Muscles need a recovery time after working out. Protein is one of the best things to eat after a workout. Beets have been proven to speed up the recovery time for muscles as well. Beets contain nitrates which also has anti-inflammatory properties. Beets and beetroot juice also reduce high blood pressure. If beets are not appealing then anything with a blue, purple or red color is full of antioxidants and is beneficial to heal muscles after working out.
- Beetroot contains nitrates which can aid in muscle recovery after workouts
- Beetroot can lower men’s risk of heart disease lower your blood pressure
- If you don’t like Beetroot you can try other forms of produces as long as they are red, blue or purple.
“So if you’re someone who regularly participates in training sessions that require fast-paced, repeated sprinting exercises where your muscles—particularly your quads—feel sore for days afterwards, consuming beetroot juice can help.”
Read more: https://www.menshealth.com/fitness/beetroot-juice-exercise-recovery